Miley Cyrus has defended a lyric from her latest track We Can’t Stop, which was widely misinterpreted as a drug reference.
The line, taken from the chorus of her new single, was thought to be ‘Dancing with Molly’, referencing the ecstasy drug, but in an interview with Rolling Stone, Miley confirmed that the word was in fact her name, Miley.
She told the magazine: "I have an accent! So when I say 'Miley,' it must sound like 'molly'."
Cyrus continued: “You're not allowed to say 'molly' on the radio, so it obviously says 'Miley.' I knew people were gonna wonder what I'm saying in that song."
However, it seems that the 20-year-old singer is fighting a losing battle, as her full name has cocaine connotations, as referenced in Rick Ross’ verse on Meek Mills’ song Believe It.
The ex-Disney star commented: "My name is used in hip-hop songs to mean that. So even if I'm saying 'Miley,' people could still find something wrong with it."
In other Miley news, she has recently been spotted with fiancé Liam Hemsworth
for the first time in five months, rubbishing rumours that the couple have split.
The pair were papped out on a date at the Arclight movie theatre in Hollywood on Monday (June 17).
Miss Cyrus held onto her 23-year-old boyfriend’s arm as they left the cinema, with her engagement ring firmly placed on her finger.